In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Driving in this was interesting to speak the very least...near white out visibility, rough road conditions, and the sharp winds of the pla... (more)
NS 777 aka Triple 7 approaches the Mason Dixon Line during a recent evening in late May after a line of thunderstorms passed through the Hagerstown, MD area.
Four GE locomotives shove half of their train upgrade in torrential rains toward the power switch on Hagan's Switchback.
Two frosted pumpkins get ready to leave the Denver Yard with a string of oil cans.
It's 6:35am on the Pulaski District as the mixed freight 16T rolls by the small community of Atkins Virginia battling heavy rains and light fog as it works its way toward Roanoke.
Here in Colorado, the best conditions for winter photography are often found well into spring... like the last day of April, for instance! Down in Denver it was mostly coming down as rain, but abo... (more)
I've always said that rail fanning is 20 percent skill, 30 percent knowledge, and 50 percent luck. Well, today was nearly all luck. After having dinner in Peach Springs, my folks and I walked out ... (more)
Perhaps the last major snowstorm of the season blankets UP 5799 (AC4400CW-CTE) and its loaded coal cars as they head south on the Joint Line through Sedalia, Colorado.
Even heavy snow can't stop #213, the Kirner tribute engine, as it charges up the Hudson Line.
Keeping up with snow on the Sierra has been apart of railroading on the mountain since the rails of the Central Pacific arrived in the 1860s. Methods have come and gone, and those that have worked... (more)
CSX 499 roars through Berea, Ohio with a heavy manifest as lake effect snow blankets the area.
UP train MRONY is seen navigating the tight curves of Byers Canyon during an early Spring snow shower. The train will soon dip into the siding at Sulphur to meet Amtrak #5.
Thanks to a strong spring storm, blizzard conditions in the UP's North Yard made sorting freight cars impossible. Two days later and the Mile High sun melted most of the nearly two feet of snow.
On a foggy and damp Easter Sunday evening, 119 brings the same lashup from yesterdays 35Q. The CSX trailing was actually a star of a Tropicana commercial.